Purgatory Golf Club is a links style public golf course that covers 217 acres of rolling terrain. Purgatory is unique in that the golf course can play anywhere from a short 4,562 yards all the way out to the “Purgatory” tees which covers 7,754 yards. Purgatory is consistently ranked as one of the top public golf courses in Indiana. Purgatory has recently hosted the Indiana State Amateur and State Open as well as the MAC Women’s Conference Championship. We will be hosting the 2022 NCAA Division II Men’s Golf Midwest/Central Regional this coming year.
The Assistant Superintendent will work closely with the Superintendent to manage all aspects of the golf course and facility grounds. This will include, but is not limited to, crew management, leading monthly safety meetings, pesticide/fertilizer applications, irrigation repair, drainage installation, daily course set up, and building maintenance.
Compensation: $50,000 per year
Qualifications, Knowledge and Skill Requirements:
1-3 years turf grass management
2+ years of golf course experience required
Indiana Pesticide license required within 6 months
Supervisory experience preferred
2 or 4 year turf degree preferred, but not required
GCSAA Member or apprentice preferred, but not required
Knowledge of budgeting and expense management
Must possess basic computer skills – Word and Excel
Must have a strong business aptitude and passion for the golf business
Must be highly organized and efficient with a high attention to detail
Must have exceptional communication and interpersonal skills
Must Possess strong analytical and problem-solving skills
Supervises and trains foreman, irrigations technician and other employees in the maintenance department
Prepares weekly schedules for foreman, irrigations staff and other employees in the maintenance department
Monitors inventory of all maintenance equipment and the use of the equipment, preventative maintenance schedule, and safety training
Works closely with Superintendent in managing annual budget and maintenance recordkeeping
Works closely with Superintendent in preparing short-term and long-term agronomic strategies to maintenance of the golf course daily, weekly, monthly and yearly fertilization, irrigation, etc. schedules
Calibrates and operates pesticide sprayers
Institute and implement all Indigo Golf Partners Human Resources guidelines
Assists Superintendent in informing members about present and future maintenance activities
Full benefits package that includes Health, Dental, and Eye Insurance
401k matching up to 5%
Paid time off
About Purgatory Golf Club
This course is managed by Indigo Golf Partners.
Indigo Golf Partners is one of the largest privately owned golf course management companies in the U.S., with nearly 150 properties in 29 states. Headquartered in Reston, Va. – with regional offices across America – Indigo Golf Partners has more than 25 years of results-driven expertise. The company specializes in full-service course management as well as assistance in specific segments of the golf business, including course and property maintenance, staffing and training, career growth, clubhouse operations, food and beverage, merchandising, golf instruction, marketing and public relations, special events and financial management.